Basic Health Screening
In order for a patient to know if they are in good standing health they will get a Basic Health Screening test done. This test lets them know what kind of action would need to be taken in order for them to continue to stay healthy or for them to get healthy. These tests let a patient know if they have anemia or any other type of diagnosis.
The Essential Health Screen $89 - CBC (w diff), CMP, Urinalysis and Lipid Profile (HDL, LDL + Triglycerides)
Basic Health Screen $59 - Includes a CBC (w diff), CMP, and a Urinalysis
Cholesterol Test (Lipid Profile) $39 - HDL, LDL, Total Cholesterol + Triglycerides
Cholesterol and Heart Blood Testing
Only about 27 percent of people know the symptoms of a heart attack. Patients need to be informed of their heart levels. The tests that will inform a patient of their heart levels are Lipid Profile, C - reactive protein, NMR Lipoprofile, the VAP Cholesterol Test, and Homocysteine blood tests. Getting regular heart blood tests will help a patient know what treatment needs to be completed.
Men who are at high risk for prostate cancer have had their brothers or fathers, should get the Prostate Specific Antigen blood test starting at the age of 40 years old. This test will tell the male patient if more than one test is needed per year. This blood test tells the levels of protein in the prostate gland. Being informed could help save a person from the fate of these diseases.
There is plenty of ways to treat a thyroid condition; whether it is hyper or hypothyroidism. The Thyroid Function Test will give the patient a starting point as how to treat their own thyroid condition. Knowing the symptoms of both the hyper and hypothyroidism will give the patient the idea of when to go into the doctor or when to call Health Testing Centers to get their tests done.
The liver makes bile which is an important part of digestion. There can be a lot of damage done to the liver by drinking a lot of alcohol, or taking prescription drugs, also if a person comes in contact with any of the hepatitis’s they could put their liver at risk for serious damage. Having the Liver Function Test will give an idea of how much damage is done to the liver.
CEA or Carcinoembryonic Antigen, Cancer Antigen 19-9 or CA 19-9, Cancer Antigen 27.29 or CA 27.29, Cancer Antigen 125 or CA-125, and AFP or Alpha-Fetoprotein blood tests help test a patient’s blood for cancer. These tests are performed at Health Testing Centers for various amounts of money. A person, who is thinks that they are at risk of cancer, because a family member has had cancer, needs to get checked as soon as possible. Getting checked early can help in the discovery of any type of cancer cells. This will help in the treatment of the cancer. Most of the cancers now can be cured or put into remission.
Woman will have many symptoms of menopause and might not know it. Though there are some symptoms that can be physically uncomfortable. Having lab testing done will let a patient know the levels of their hormones. Some patients will experience a rapid decrease in the hormone levels while others will stay within the range. Anti-aging testing is available just remember to consult a doctor after you get the results back. The doctor will interpret the results for you.
Blood Testing Lab Locations in Sunnyvale CA
Health Testing Centers in Sunnyvale CA, have several convenient lab test locations which allow for patients to order their own lab tests. When the patient goes to the Health Testing Centers website, healthtestingcenters.com, he may review all of the available lab tests to be performed, and then purchase the one of his choosing. When he makes his purchase, the Health Testing Centers emails a requisition form to the patient within the hour. Upon receiving the requisition form, the patient can make an appointment with a LabCorp testing facility in Sunnyvale CA and go in to have his test performed. Typically within 24-48 hours, a LabCorp nurse will email the patient’s test results through HIPAA compliant secure email.
Health Testing Centers does care about the rising cost of healthcare and its impact on the patient. In effort to combat this, Health Testing Centers has affordable pricing. For instance, the Essential Health Screening is offered at the same cost that other testing centers charge for a single blood test. This is one of the most common tests performed since doctors use these results to determine a patient’s overall health. If a patient wants food allergy screening, the Heath Testing Centers will perform a basic food allergy test, and extended food allergy test, and a specific food allergy test. To save time, the patient can have tests like these performed before his doctor’s appointment, then when he goes in for the appointment, he will already have his test results in hand.
For patients who wish to order their own tests, the process is very simple. He must go to the Health Testing Center website and choose a test that he would like to be performed on him. After he has purchased the test, a representative from the Health Testing Centers will email him a requisition form. He will take that form to a Sunnyvale CA LabCorp center and have his test performed. When his results are in, (usually between 1 and 2 business days) the results will be emailed to the patient.
For general information about blood testing you can visit Lab Tests Online or WebMd.